South East Asia has always been a great place to travel and is affordable for everyone especially those on budget trip. Thailand is one of the most popular countries and the most budget friendly countries in the world that is blessed with abundance of natural resources and unique culture making it a perfect destination to all kinds of holiday vacation.
Even a trip to capital of Thailand can be done at budget. Bangkok has long been a favorite destination among world travel community for good reasons; Cheap accommodations, tasty dining, inexpensive public transportations, stunning beaches and lush mountains, and a bustling metropolis. All of these reasons contribute to make Bangkok an ideal place for budget travelers.
Khaosan Road is famous among graduates and those taking gap year. Here you can find things at affordable price; a number of backpacker hostels offered as cheap as $5US a night, delicious Pad Thai for $1US, and inexpensive Thai spirits.
You might consider Sukhumvit if Khaosan is not your style. Sukhumvit is home to many expats and with Skytrain located in a short distance making it easy for you to get around the city easily. Guesthouses and hotels in Sukhumvit are more laid back, nice and clean while paying as little as $25-30US for private room and, of course, cheap eat.
Budget travelers to Bangkok will find most attractions cheap. While you don’t usually need to pay for a visit to temples except some donation, a few tourist attractions like Grand Palace, Wat Pho, Wat Phra Kaew, and Wat Arun can possibly set you back with quite an entrance fee.
Shopping is another activity to be done in Thailand. The cheap try is going to local markets. Night market runs every night and Chatuchak, a weekend market, is one of the largest in Asia where you can find almost anything you want.
Tips for budget travelers to Bangkok, make sure to bargain and eat more of the best Thai cuisine or you will miss it when you come back home!